Burnsville – Red Oak Circle and Red Oak Court

Scheduled Start Date: April 26, 2021

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Project Resources

What will CenterPoint Energy do?

Beginning on April 26 and lasting into late spring or early summer 2021, CenterPoint Energy’s authorized contractors will work in Burnsville along the following roads: River Hills Circle, Red Oak Circle N., Red Oak Circle S., Red Oak Court N., and Red Oak Court S. While Michels Corporation will replace the natural gas main, connect the natural gas service lines to the new main, and move any inside residential meters outside, Q3 Contracting will restore the areas affected by Michels Corporation’s work.

What are the traffic impacts?

In areas of active construction, the following plans will take place: No full road closures are expected. Two-way traffic will be maintained with lane closures. Parking will be restricted on both sides of the road where the crews are working. Sidewalk closures will happen on one side of the road at a time. 

What is CenterPoint Energy’s COVID-19 policy?

According to the Governor of Minnesota’s order, gas main replacement is an essential work function. This allows for the modernization of related gas facilities. The gas main work requires excavations in various locations in the right-of-way (front yard) to facilitate the installation work.

As social distancing practices and proper use of PPE, face masks and gloves have become normalized and as customers are willing to allow properly protected personnel into their homes to complete required work to modernize gas facilities, which is essential work, CenterPoint Energy authorized contractors will enter customer homes to complete work only with customer permission.

The purpose of this letter is to advise that with customer permission, crews will now enter homes to complete necessary gas meter work. If you choose not to allow crews to enter your home, gas service will not be interrupted, and we will reschedule for a time better suited to concerns you may have. Crews will continue to replace service lines. Crews may have to dig in the ground on your property in the utility easement and next to your home to complete the task of service line replacement.